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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dependable employee establishes rapport and trust with patients and helps complete daily living tasks to enhance quality of life. Driven to prioritize individual needs with attention to important details. Valued as accommodating, kind-hearted team player dedicated to expanding knowledge and responsibilities.

Experienced non-medical Care Provider offering 5 years of expertise providing in-home care. Complete domestic duties, help patients with self-care and hygiene and provide companionship. Experienced working with children and elderly, with skill anticipating and proactively addressing client needs. Friendly and engaging with strong attention to detail.

Skills
  • Mobility Support
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Medication Administration
  • First Aid and Safety
Work History
02/2021 to Current
Assistant Manager Penn Mar Organization, Inc. , , Princeton, NJ
  • Coached team members in techniques necessary to complete job tasks.
  • Trained new team members by relaying information on company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members to achieve quick resolutions for various issues.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, training and mentoring individuals with lagging skills.
06/2019 to 01/2021
Direct Support Professional Caregiver Lutheran Social Service Of Minnesota , , Piscataway, NJ
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Implemented physical therapy to support patient improvement in muscle tone, range of motion and injury recovery.
  • Engaged patients in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care assistance.
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Cleaned house, ran errands, managed laundry, and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Provided transportation to doctor's appointments, grocery stores, salons, and barbershops.
  • Built and maintained rapport with clients and family members to facilitate trusting caregiver relationship.
  • Documented residents' mental status, sleep, and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Entertained, conversed, and read aloud to keep patients mentally alert.
  • Monitored clients' overall health and well-being and noted significant changes.
  • Assisted patients with self-administered medications.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Guided patients to restroom to support bladder and bowel relief requirements.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing, and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Provided compassionate and patient-focused care to cultivate well-being.
  • Assisted with daily living activities, running errands, and household chores.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.

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  • Assisted with dressing guidance, grooming, meal preparation, and medication reminders.
01/2017 to 03/2019
Direct Support Professional Autism Community Services , ,
  • Supported daily hygiene needs of patients by assisting with bathing, dressing, dental care and personal grooming.
  • Transported clients to and from medical appointments with safety and efficiency.
  • Educated clients and family members on relevant topics to support independent living.
  • Recorded status and duties completed in logbooks for management.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plans to meet individual needs of each client.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing, and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Transported clients to medical and dental appointments to provide support.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Monitored progress and documented patient health status changes to keep care team updated.
  • Encouraged and supported clients to participate in recreational and leisure activities to promote social interactions and reduce loneliness.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.

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09/2017 to 05/2019
Retail Store Supervisor/key Holder Company Name , ,
  • Entered and priced inventory to assist with efficient restocking. Provided good customer services.
  • Reviewed store sale numbers, cost of inventory, operational expenses and inventory losses.
  • Observed and monitored store's security cameras to reduce retail crimes.
  • Organized shift meetings to communicate and resolve issues for night operations.
  • Processed exchanges, refunds and team member purchases to keep cashiers focused on efficiently checking out regular customers.
  • Monitored cashiers' work and balanced registers to maintain strong financial controls.
  • Trained and oriented associates to maximize team performance.
  • Kept merchandise fresh by monitoring use of proper stock rotation procedures and setting up promotions to move out aging products.
  • Answered product questions and assisted customers in selection and checkout.
  • Oversaw continuous floor maintenance and recovery efforts, keeping displays and shelves customer-ready and professionally presented.

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Education
Expected in 05/2025 to to
Associate of Science: Nursing
Trinitas School of Nursing - Elizabeth, NJ,
GPA:
Expected in 09/2022 to to
Associate of Science: Health Science
Union County College - Cranford, NJ
GPA:
Certifications
  • PT - Phlebotomy Technician
  • ABA therapist

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Trinitas School of Nursing
  • Union County College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Direct Support Professional Caregiver
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Retail Store Supervisor/key Holder

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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